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For the Gypsies

Alternative Song Title(s): 
Les Gitanes
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In many sessions with Dizzy Gillespie, this song is listed parenthetically with "Olé". One discographer (Michael Fitzgerald) notes that at times For the Gypsies sounds identical to a track called "Olé", and yet it is unclear if the latter is another original by Gillespie or if it refers to Coltrane's composition by the same name. Likewise, it is still unclear if For the Gypsies is, indeed, a wholly original tune which just frequently got mislabelled, whether it was a reworking of "Olé" (either Coltrane's or Diz') or if it is just a subtitled song that is in fact the same as Olé. -JS